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Economic Impact

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Highlights from the Chancellor's Commission 2016 report
In 2014/2015, Warwick...
Had an income of £513 million and core impacts of £632 million GVA and 10,900 jobs in the UK (from direct operations, supplier chain expenditure and staff spending)

We supported:

  • 24,000 jobs and generated £1.9bn GVA in the UK
  • 17,900 jobs and generated £1bn GVA in the West Midlands
  • 14,400 jobs and generated £784m GVA in Coventry and Warwickshire LEP
We educated over 25,000 students and employed 5,221 FTE staff. We trained 121 teachers through the Centre for Professional Education, 50% of whom took jobs in Coventry and Warwickshire and Solihull, and taught 300 part-time educational leadership/innovation students. Warwick Volunteers worked in 46 schools in Coventry, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa and Warwick.

Almost a quarter of our graduates remain in the West Midlands after graduation, with 14% of these in Coventry and Warwickshire.

We led commercialisation and knowledge transfer activities that supported £294 million GVA and 3,900 jobs in the UK (This includes spin-outs and start-ups, licensing, commissioned research, consultancy, KTPs, facilities and equipment hire, Warwick Scientific Services and professional training and education)

We supported 123 companies through the University of Warwick Science Park, employing 2,530 staff and generating £170 million turnover across five sites - supporting £90 million GVA and 3,800 jobs

Between 2010 and 2020, the University will invest an average of £59 million each year in capital projects which will support 600 jobs

Download and read the Chancellor's Commission report, which considers the future role of Warwick in Coventry, Warwickshire and the wider region

Download the leaflet Your Area Our Impact 2011/12, which assesses the contribution of Warwick to the region

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